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Howard County’s Summer Restaurant Weeks return! Top chefs with Maryland farms & purveyors are serving up fifteen days of local flavor at fabulous fixed prices!

NEW this year is Garden to Glass drinks. Participating restaurants are invited to come up with their own, unique beverage that includes fresh garden fare. Such beverages might include local herbs, fruit or vegetables. Restaurants may also choose to feature locally produced wine, beer and spirits as their garden to glass drink. Restaurants will feature the libations alongside or include it in their Restaurant Weeks menu. Howard County Tourism  & Promotion will highlight the libations on the HowardCountyRestaurantWeek.com website and on social media circuits where people can vote for their favorite!

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#‎HowardOnTap‬ is your exclusive link to the exciting ‪#‎craftbeer‬ scene in central Maryland! Download it now in the App Store & travel the trail to seven different craft beer attractions in and around Howard County, MD! HowardOnTap.com

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Welcome Centers in Ellicott City & Savage Mill

WC Bench 2Stop in our Welcome Centers to get local insights and recommendations from our Tourism Team. Take a break in the lounge area, discover new area attractions, learn history from informational panels, and grab brochures for the best lodging, shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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